Ramblers Drop Zone Action ⭐️ e-News #460 (12-18 April 2021)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

 Craig Core-   Completed AFF
 Lee Webber –   Completed AFF
 James Svensen –   Completed AFF
 Oli Morris – Night Star Crest!
 Hunter – Display General Rating
 Robbie Stewart – 100th

 Matt H – First Jump @ Toogs
 Ivan F – 1st Canopy Course
 Jamie Osborne – First Jump New Gear
 Ben Nordkamp – 1st tandem video not working
 Jack Judge – Undie Hundie!

Monday 12th April was fairly quiet.

Tuesday  was better. We had a Tandem Yasmin Williams here for a jump. Plus new students Robin Wenceslao, Brandon Haluptzok, Steve Ling, James Svensen and Lee Webber all arrived and did Stage 1 of their AFF Courses.

Yasmin tandem freefall with Oli – Photo Adrian
Brandon TAFF Stage 1 – Photo Oli M
James TAFF Stage 1
Mitch tracking exit

On Wednesday  Lee Webber and James Svensen did AFF Stages 2, 3 & 4. Craig Core arrived and got stuck into it doing Stages 6, 7, 8, & 9 – completing his AFF Courses. Our first Congratulations for this week!

Lee AFF Stage 3 doing some turns
Lee AFF Stage 4 big smiles – Photos by Adrian
James ready for AFF Stage 2 – Photo Sara
James AFF Stage 3 – Photo Cameron
James AFF Stage 4 – turning well – Photo Sara
Craig AFF Stage 6
Craig AFF Stage 7 – Photos MarkS
Craig AFF Stage 9 – Photo Adrian
Jade B-Rel Stage 1 docking – Photo OliM
Patrick head-up for days – Photo Adrian

Thursday was another cruisie  day. Christopher Watts arrived for a Tandem. Lee continued with AFF Stages 5 & 6 and James did Stages 5, 6 & 7. Lisa got B-Rel 5 done. Other fun jumpers filled the loads.

Chris tandem exit
Chris tandem freefall.
Lee AFF Stage 5 – flying by himself for the first time – Photos by Adrian
James AFF Stage 5 exit
James AFF Stage 6 freefall
James AFF Stage 7 freefall – Photos by OliM
Lisa Stage 5 B-Rel with SusieMc
Mitch Wingsuit opening – Photos by BenN

Friday  was a beauty. Our Tandems were Austin Wu, Artur Hohensee, Heidi Daniells-Xavier, and Justin Hayes. Heidi and Justin jumped twice – Woohoo!  Lee Webber did Stages 7, 8 & 9, and James Svensen did Stages 8 &  9 – both completing their AFF Courses. More Congratulations! It seemed a bit like a Saturday with lots of Friday Fun Jumpers here.

Artur tandem under canopy – Photo Adrian
Justin tandem freefall – Photo Ty
Lee diving out AFF Stage 7
Lee AFF Stage 8 – tracking for days – Photos by Adrian
Lee on exit AFF Stage 9 – Photo JohnH
James AFF Stage 8 – tracking over Toogs – Photo OliM
Lisa B-Rel  6.1 with Tyla and Andy – Photo Shelby

Saturday started slow with low cloud taking its time to burn off. But it wasn’t too long before we got going and what a beaut day it turned out to be. Lots of fun jumpers got stuck into it and did their thing. Our only Tandem for the day was Debra Bone.  Two new students started the 1st Jump Course. Eli Vincent and Rieche Very both did their Stage 1. There was lots of action happening.

Deb tandem canopy – Photo Adrian
Eli TAFF Stage 1 – Photo Sara
Rieche TAFF Stage 1 locking on – Photo Adrian
Animals  – Photo Kestrel

Sunday arrived and so did lots of TandemsHannah Croft, Nina Meidow, Ben Horne, Emma Horne,  Warren Horne, Gian Salamanque, Serena Atkins, and Tahlia Sheppard all got their knees in the breeze and their hair tangled!

Our AFF students were keen. Clem Capdevila was back for AFF Stage 2, Jordi Capdevila did Stage 3, Aaron Grey did Stage 4, and Jackson Wales did  Stages 7 & 8. Lots of Sunday fun jumpers arrived. It was a perfect weather day and a great day’s jumping to end the week.

Warren loving freefall – Photo Adrian
Serene, Gia and Oli ready for a tandem jump
Serene loving her tandem – Photos by Sara
Clem turning – Photo OliM
Jordi loving AFF Stage 3 – Photo Fisch
Aaron AFF Stage 4 – loving freefall
Jackson AFF Stage 7 – backflips
Jackson AFF Stage 8 – tracking – Photos by Sara
Ty in tandem with Oli – Photo Adrian

See ya,

Macca and Team Ramblers.


 Yasmine: “Loved it – wants to do it again – Instructor and service A1.”

Rob Wenceslao: “Why did I jump out of the plane?  Do it one step of a time and enjoy every second of the trip back to Earth.”

 Austin Wu: “Very relaxing – Olly was brilliant – Happy Days!”

 Justin Hayes: “First time – went twice – Thanks Adrian – was so cool!”

 Heidi Daniells-Xavier: “Bull…t Fun!  ♡ Thanks Ollie & Adrian for a Fun Friday arvo!”

 Debra Bone: “It was great – lots of fun – Adrian he was great too!”

 Tahlia Sheppard: “Absolutely amazing – people here are awesome – 10/10”

(to be confirmed…)

These guys are a well oiled machine, what an amazing experience and such awesome people and facilities! A MUST for all!

Danielle Richter

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